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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprised on high district pensions!

I had always thought that school district employees were fairly paid but not highly paid. Then I went to www.CaliforniaPensionReform.com...

Original post made by Jill on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 2, 2011 at 8:44 am | 56 comments | 5655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Receives $3,200,000 from the Federal Government

The Pleasanton School District previously announced that they have $3,200,000 in funds from the Federal Government to be...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by lance, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 7 comments | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 tax?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 32 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is financing the Parcel Tax Campaign?

The filings from the county show the parcel tax campaign has raised $67,956. Contributors include: Caltronics Business...

Original post made by Jill on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 4, 2011 at 4:19 am | 18 comments | 3059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To the homosexual members of our community: I'm sorry

I'm terribly disappointed in the citizens of our state. Constitutional amendments should be used to enshrine rights, not...

Original post made by Jill on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:16 am | 149 comments | 4791 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On Obama Unprecedented Address to Public School Students on Sept. 8 ...

Dear Obama: I'll be listening VERY carefully to what you have to say in your unprecedented speech to public school students...

Original post made by Jill on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by tj-24, on Sep 8, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 111 comments | 6197 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama will deliver an innocuous speech to schoolkids, but...

I agree with Michelle Malkin in this short clip regarding Obama's upcoming speech to schoolkids... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SVmU6hR1-o ...

Original post made by jill on Sep. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1253 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State senate race - Bonilla & Glazer on KQED this morning

If you want to hear from state senate candidates Susan Bonilla and Stephen Glazer themselves, not just the mailers being...

Original post made by Jill on May. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Candidates Breaking Laws Already

I am always amazed at the contempt candidates have for the laws. They obviously feel they are above the law. Do we really...

Original post made by Jill on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by iRoNy, on Sep 11, 2012 at 10:34 am | 6 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Garbage Tax

If you look at your latest Pleasanton Garbage bill you will notice the rates went up 5%. However, Pleasanton Garbage is...

Original post made by Jill on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 9 comments | 1839 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping rookie teen drivers

I saw this post at WearyParent.com about keeping new teen drivers safe and thought it was interesting. The idea is to identify...

Original post made by jill on Jun. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3041 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism in Club Sport Parking Lot

Several cars were keyed on Wednesday by mindless idiots who have no respect for other peoples property. Did anyone see anything...

Original post made by Jill on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by victimOfKeyedCar, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1562 Views

RESTAURANTS

Date Night at Tommy T's

With three busy kids in the house, it's pretty tough for my husband and I to get a date night. But we were granted a furlough...

Original post made by Jill Buck on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 2808 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Big Draw

Thank you for the amazing coverage on The Big Draw Chalk Art Festival for this Saturday, May 10. There are two wonderful...

Original post made by Jill Vellinger on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Claudette, on May 9, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mexican Market

I am fairly new to Pleasanton and wonder if anyone can tell me where I might find a mexican market. The grocery stores carry...

Original post made by Jillian on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Paul Morgan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 22 comments | 3995 Views

AROUND TOWN

And now Walmart in San Ramon

Well it seems that Walmart is making a run at the vacant building on Alcosta. Read this link: http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7136 Wonder...

Original post made by Jillian on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 18 comments | 1982 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone's - you must try it!

My husband and I tried Amarones (next to New York Pizza) about a week ago and I have to say that I felt like I was right...

Original post made by Jillian on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Italian Food Guy, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 3506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost Dog! $300 REWARD!

I lost my chihuahua while out of town on 11/14/2015. He escaped on Pleasanton Ave and headed towards the fairgrounds. His...

Original post made by JillianA on Mar. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost dog! $500 REWARD!! NO QUESTIONS ASKED!!

I lost my chihuahua while out of town on 11/14/2015. He escaped on Pleasanton Ave and headed towards the fairgrounds. His...

Original post made by JillianA on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Beverly, on Mar 8, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 398 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Uncanny Prediction in 1974

I grew up in a family of democrats and was told that the John Birch Society was harmful to America. Boy, this short 1974...

Original post made by Jim on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 1629 Views
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Playing Catch-up
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Walmart
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 401 views